Program Airs: August 10, 2 p.m. ET Attrition is especially rampant in the T&L industry. In fact, more than half of all new drivers will leave their roles within the first six months. Learn strategies from experts at Hotel Engine and their partners on how to combat attrition through new and creative strategies.August 10, 2023
Host Dan Ronan asked "The trucking industry is struggling to recruit and retain enough professional drivers in this tight labor market. How can technology help companies improve driver satisfaction and retention?" Drew Johnson, Senior Director of Product Development for PrePass, answered. Originally hosted during our first Transport Topics Magazine Series Event - Retool - we isolated the discussion to make it easier to enjoy and to share.August 1, 2023
The number of truck drivers looking to jump to a different carrier has been decreasing since last year, but that hasn’t stopped recruiters from pursuing them, according to a recent survey.
MINNEAPOLIS — The next generation of truck drivers could help fill some of the driver shortage, but recruiting and retaining younger drivers won’t be easy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Melissa Nishan, vice president of driver recruiting at Epes Transport System Inc., says she nearly fainted when she heard her name announced Feb. 17 as the Transport Topics Recruiting Professional of 2022.
Program Aired: November 17, 2022. Driver recruitment is inefficient and antiquated. Even the best recruiting teams only hire 2% of the applications they receive. Learn how to multiply your drivers hired and get your driver seats filled faster in this webinar hosted by TransForce.November 17, 2022
So, you’ve hired a truck driver. Now how do you retain them over the long haul?
In light of the many supply chain disruptions and market shifts of the past few years, shippers have been working to improve the efficiency and reliability of their private fleet operations, starting with an even sharper focus on attracting and retaining professional drivers.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Accelerated retirements, an aging workforce, a decadeslong declining birthrate and low unemployment rate continue to cause challenges for the trucking industry as it seeks to overcome the 80,000-plus driver shortage.
The legalization of marijuana in several states and the post-pandemic economy have left the trucking industry with a bit of a perplexing, yet-to-be-solved mystery.